Definition of claimant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkleɪmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkleɪmənt//
    jump to other results
  1. 1a person who claims something because they believe they have a right to it a claimant to the throne
  2. 2a person who is receiving money from the state because they are unemployed, etc. sickness benefit claimants
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: claimant